Mindfulness Over Matter

by Cheryl Ann Borne The Courier News and The Home News Tribune, April 21, 2009 “It’s not the events of our lives that stress us, but rather the interpretation of those events.” New-age mumbo-jumbo? Hardly. That quote is from Epictetus in 50 A.D. Through meditation, we learn mindfulness, which focuses on self-empowerment through increasing awareness… Continue reading Mindfulness Over Matter

Meditation Helps Take the Stress Out of Everyday Life

The Times of Trenton and at NJ.com, June 2007 Editor’s note: This is the second of two parts. Five weeks have passed since I started the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course, a joint venture of Capital Health Systems and the Princeton Center for Yoga and Health in Skillman. The eight-week series is a structured, educational… Continue reading Meditation Helps Take the Stress Out of Everyday Life

Living Well – Take a Deep Breath

By Deborah Metzger Packet Online, January 15, 2008 Are you really breathing? OK, so you’re thinking, ‘She’s got to be kidding.’ Well, I’m not, but go ahead and have a good laugh – it’s good for you. Laughter is a form of breathing that revitalizes you and helps you to get rid of sad feelings.… Continue reading Living Well – Take a Deep Breath

Exploring the Mind-Body Connection

By Michael Redmond, Lifestyle Editor Packet Online, August 28, 2007 Based upon the success of their initial collaboration in the spring, Capital Health System in Trenton and the Princeton Center for Yoga & Health will once again be presenting an eight-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course at the yoga center’s studio in Montgomery, beginning Sept.… Continue reading Exploring the Mind-Body Connection